IACLAM brings together national and regional Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine. IACLAM provides a common platform at the global level for communication by, and representation of, these Colleges and their Diplomates.
Current members are; the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), the European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ECLAM), the Japanese College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (JCLAM) and the Korean College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (KCLAM). Should other Colleges of laboratory animal medicine be organized elsewhere in the world, they can be considered for membership in IACLAM.
IACLAM assists achieving the shared objectives of all these laboratory animal medicine specialty organizations to promote the welfare and responsible use of laboratory animals through the certification of veterinary specialists, education, the dissemination of information relevant to the field, and serving as research partners.
IACLAM is an association of associations, specifically the the member Colleges of laboratory animal medicine. Appointed representatives of these Colleges serve on the IACLAM Board. IACLAM is an associate member of the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and an affiliate member of the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS).